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Prep Boarders PADI Open Water Course

One of the advantages of living in the tropics is the ability to go diving at one of the many beach locations across South East Asia for the weekend!  In order to open this door of opportunity to our boarding community the Prep boarding houses, Taylor and Iskandar, commenced a PADI Open Water Diving course. […]

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Italy Ski Trip 2019

On Saturday, 2nd February 2019, five beaks and 38 MCM pupils from Year 7 to Remove travelled to the Aosta Valley, Italy, for a week full of snow-filled adventure. The excitement began as we flew over northern Italy and saw (for many for the first time in their lives) the snow-capped mountains of the Alps. A picturesque coach journey […]

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Visit by Malaysia’s Minister of Education

Marlborough College Malaysia was the destination for a recent visit by YB Dr Maszlee Malik, Malaysia’s Minister of Education. On Sunday 10th February, Dr Maszlee and a group of senior guests from the Ministry of Education and Iskandar Investment were given a tour of MCM’s extensive site by the Master, Mr Alan Stevens and the […]

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Kinabalu Reading Challenge

At the end of last term the Senior Library and English department launched the MCM Kinabalu Reading Challenge for Shell and Remove pupils, the aim being to encourage reluctant readers to become confident and enthusiastic book lovers. J.K. Rowling once said “If you don’t like to read, you haven’t found the right book”.  It is certainly true […]

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IGCSE Monologues

On the final week before the half-term break, our talented Hundred pupils were staging individual monologues every day in the Theatre during lunch. The pieces have ranged from classic Shakespeare texts of Macbeth and A Midsummer Night’s Dream to Evan Placey’s Girls Like That and Andrew Bovell’s Things I Know To Be True, from 2013 and 2016 respectively. The performances concluded the work that […]

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Lent Term Tea Concert

We were all incredibly excited as we opened our first Recital of the Lent term concert season at MCM Preparatory School on Friday 25th January 2019.   It was another resounding success for our young musicians who once again treated us all to a wonderful afternoon of music.  The variety of the programme was a true reflection of the musical talent […]

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Outreach Desaru Beach Clean-Up

On Sunday morning, 27th January 2019, enthusiastic Outreach volunteers departed from the school grounds to Desaru coast for yet another beach clean-up.  This term’s clean-up was attended by over 80 people, consisting of 78 pupils and seven staff from both Prep and Senior Schools.  Upon arrival, each and every participant put their energy towards accumulating […]

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Burns Supper

On Saturday 26th January the inaugural celebration of Burns Night for boarders in Marlborough College Malaysia. Robert Burns was a Scottish poet and lyricist who is widely regarded as the national poet of Scotland. His birthday, 25th January, is a day to celebrate his works and enormous contribution to Scottish literature such as the famous poem Auld Lang Syne. […]

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Pupil Councils

Over the course of last week, we have had 4 meetings in which the pupils from Prep School and Senior School have engaged in discussions on making the college even better for them. These meetings have been: Day Food Committee (focusing on how we improve our lunchtime options over the 4-week cycle). Made up of representatives […]

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Climbing Competition in Kuala Lumpur

On Friday, 25th January, a group of 15 climbers from the Prep and Senior Schools headed to Kuala Lumpur to compete in the first climbing competition of 2019. The pupils have been practising their climbing techniques during Activities all term, and this paid off with some excellent results – particularly for the Prep School. Yao […]

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